Course Title: Alter services to existing cable system

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: EEET6966C

Course Title: Alter services to existing cable system

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C2213 - Certificate II in Telecommunications Cabling

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Course Contact Kenneth Falzon

Course Contact Phone +61 3 9925 4716

Course Contact Email

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to alter services to an existing voice or data cable system within customer premises.

Assessment by a TITAB registered assessor is recommended.

All customer cabling work in the telecommunications, fire, security and data industries must be performed by a registered cabler. All cablers are required to register with an ACMA-accredited registrar.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

ICTCBL2017A Alter services to existing cable system


1. Prepare to alter services to existing cable system

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Survey the site to determine system alteration requirements to existing cable system
1.2. Inform appropriate personnel of identified hazards on worksite
1.3. Organise equipment and materials to meet required industry standards and ensure compatibility with existing system
1.4. Arrange access to site according to required procedures


2. Alter cable system

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Follow occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental requirements for the given work and according to industry standards
2.2. Alter system conforming to client system specifications and according to industry standards and relevant legislation, codes, regulations and standards


3. Restore and test cable system

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Confirm compatibility of alterations with existing systems
3.2. Test new work in isolation and when integrated with existing systems
3.3. Rectify any faults


4. Complete records and clean up site

Performance Criteria:

4.1. Update plans and documents to show revised systems accurately and clearly or create new plans as appropriate
4.2. Remove installation waste and debris from worksite and dispose of according to environmental requirements to maintain safe worksite conditions
4.3. Reinstate site according to customer and company requirements
4.4. Complete TCA1 form and sign off with customer to record satisfaction

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

Students will participate in a variety of teaching methods including: lectures, tutorials,practicals, class discussion and work on assignment.

Teaching Schedule

Week 1: Introduction and Overview of Course
Week 2: Site Survey
Week 3: Worksite identified hazards
Week 4: Equipment and materials
Week 5: Site access
Week 6: OHS aspects
Week 7: client system specifications
Week 8: Assignment given out this week
Week 9: Compatibility of alterations
Week 10: Testing of new work
Week 11: Fault Rectification
Week 12: Plans and documents ,Due week of assignment.
Week 13: worksite environmental requirements
Week 14: Site reinstatement
Week 15: Practical Test
Week 16: TCA1 form and sign off
Week 17-18: Closed book Test


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.

To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks section of Course Guide Part B.

Assessment Tasks

You are required to complete the following three assessment tasks:

1. Assignment -Given out on Week 8 ,Due on week 12
2. Practical Test - Week 15
3. Closed book Test - Week 18

All assessment tasks need to be succesfully completed to demonstrate competence.


Assessment Matrix

Assessment TaskElements
Assignment1,2,3,and 4
Practical1,2,3,and 4
Closed book Test1,2,3,and 4

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:

CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not yet Competent
DNS Did not Submit


Other Information

Study and learning Support:

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Disability Liaison Unit:

Students with disability or long-term medical condition should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to
complete their studies.

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Late submission:

Students requiring extensions for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) must complete and lodge an Application
for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. The student will be notified within
no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgment as to whether the extension has been granted.

Students seeking an extension of more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special
Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days
after the official due date.

Assignments submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special consideration:

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